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[kur-i-kuh l]
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  1. a light, two-wheeled, open carriage drawn by two horses abreast.
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Origin of curricle

1675–85; < Latin curriculum; see curriculum
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Examples from the Web for curricle

Historical Examples

  • At the gates I had the curricle waiting in which I had driven up.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • The prince drove his curricle, and had charge of his belle cousine.


    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • He was one day driving in his curricle, with a poodle by his side.

  • Toward the curricle they directed what should have been a bow, but was a nod.

  • She thought I should drive my curricle—I couldn't afford an omnibus!

British Dictionary definitions for curricle


  1. a two-wheeled open carriage drawn by two horses side by side
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Word Origin

C18: from Latin curriculum from currus chariot, from currere to run
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